the clouds will begin to wear away a little this afternoon. wind gusts around 20 miles an hour. 24 miles an hour at reagan national airport. three spots, ashburn, 74 degrees. three-quarters of an inch of rain since midnight. about a half-inch of rain in barnesville. in the district, just a little rain. 77 degrees for the high temperature so far. temperatures are warm and slowly, 78 get the airport, 73 in hagerstown. only in the '50s off to the north and west, 59 into the bird. 53 in detroit. cooler air will remain mainly to the north and east of us. it will work its way to our area this weekend. there's a big change in the air masses. an area of low pressure is vowel is spinning out of here.